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It's all over! The referee has blown their whistle to end the game.

80'

Alex Hearle comes on.

79'

Ollie Thorley comes off.

79'

Charlie Atkinson comes on.

79'

Adam Hastings comes off.

79'

Gloucester Rugby go for goal with Adam Hastings taking the conversion but their aim is not up to scratch as the ball slides to the left of the post.

79'
Try

Gloucester Rugby are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Ollie Thorley picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

77'

This is dangerous for the defence as Ollie Thorley bursts through to advance the Gloucester Rugby attack.

77'

Simone Ferrari comes on.

77'

Thomas Gallo comes off.

77'

Benetton Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Thomas Gallo getting some game time.

72'

Benetton Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Mirco Spagnolo being replaced.

72'

Gloucester Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Stephen Varney getting some game time.

70'

Gloucester Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Caolan Englefield being replaced.

70'
Penalty Goal

The Gloucester Rugby supporters go wild as Caolan Englefield successfully kicks the penalty goal.

69'

Gloucester Rugby make a substitution with Jack Clement coming on.

67'

Gloucester Rugby make a substitution with Ruan Ackermann coming off.

67'

Benetton Rugby make a substitution with Leonardo Marin coming on.

67'

Benetton Rugby make a substitution with Tomas Albornoz coming off.

67'
Conversion

The Benetton Rugby supporters go wild as Tomas Albornoz successfully kicks the conversion.

67'
Try

Benetton Rugby are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Gianmarco Lucchesi touching down.

66'

The defensive line has been broken as Andy Uren goes through the gap.

63'

Gloucester Rugby sub Ciaran Knight comes onto the field.

62'

Kirill Gotovtsev departs for Gloucester Rugby.

62'

Gloucester Rugby sub Albert Tuisue comes onto the field.

62'

Freddie Thomas departs for Gloucester Rugby.

62'
Conversion

The Gloucester Rugby supporters go wild as Adam Hastings successfully kicks the conversion.

62'
Try

Freddie Clarke intercepts the pass to race ahead and score the try for Gloucester Rugby

61'

The defensive line has been broken as Freddie Clarke goes through the gap.

61'

Edoardo Iachizzi comes on for Benetton Rugby.

59'

Eli Snyman leaves the field.

59'

Mirco Spagnolo comes on for Benetton Rugby.

59'

Thomas Gallo leaves the field.

59'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Adam Hastings kicks the conversion.

59'
Try

Nothing was going to stop Adam Hastings from scoring as they record the try for Gloucester Rugby.

57'

Caolan Englefield played a key part in that try.

57'

What a run here by Ollie Thorley as they get over the gainline!

57'

What a run here by Santiago Socino as they get over the gainline!

57'

Tomas Albornoz has hooked the conversion to the left of the posts.

55'
Try

The forward pack of Benetton Rugby will be happy with that as the rolling maul barges over for the try.

53'

Giosue Zilocchi comes on.

51'

Simone Ferrari comes off.

51'

Benetton Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Alessandro Izekor getting some game time.

48'

Benetton Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Sebastian Negri being replaced.

48'

Benetton Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Andy Uren getting some game time.

48'

Benetton Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Alessandro Garbisi being replaced.

48'
Penalty Goal

Adam Hastings makes no mistake with that penalty goal attempt.

48'

Ignacio Mendy makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

45'

Benetton Rugby make a substitution with Gianmarco Lucchesi coming on.

44'

Benetton Rugby make a substitution with Giacomo Nicotera coming off.

44'

Gloucester Rugby make a substitution with Jamal Ford-Robinson coming on.

44'

Gloucester Rugby make a substitution with Mayco Vivas coming off.

44'

Gloucester Rugby make a substitution with Santiago Socino coming on.

44'

Gloucester Rugby make a substitution with Sebastian Blake coming off.

44'

Onisi Ratave makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

42'

Fabulous play by Benetton Rugby has led to Onisi Ratave being able to wriggle through a gap.

40'

Benetton Rugby make a substitution with Niccolo Cannone coming on.

40'

Benetton Rugby make a substitution with Scott Scrafton coming off.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

The half-time whistle blows and both teams head for the dressing rooms.

42'

The ball swings towards the posts but floats to the right, Tomas Albornoz will have to re-adjust the radar.

42'
Try

Incisive passing by Benetton Rugby is finished off by Rhyno Smith, as they goes over for the try.

41'

Onisi Ratave played a key part in that try.

41'

Fabulous play by Benetton Rugby has led to Onisi Ratave being able to wriggle through a gap.

41'

Fabulous play by Benetton Rugby has led to Toa Halafihi being able to wriggle through a gap.

41'

The drop goal is on its way from Adam Hastings but it runs out gas over the last few metres, falling short.

39'

Fabulous play by Benetton Rugby has led to Toa Halafihi being able to wriggle through a gap.

36'
Yellow Card

Zach Mercer (Gloucester Rugby) is shown a yellow card

35'

Fabulous play by Benetton Rugby has led to Ignacio Mendy being able to wriggle through a gap.

34'

Adam Hastings hits the right post with their penalty attempt.

31'
Conversion

Adam Hastings makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

29'
Try

It's going to take a miracle to stop this Gloucester Rugby maul...no miracles today as Sebastian Blake powers over.

28'
Penalty Goal

Tomas Albornoz adds the points for Benetton Rugby.

23'

This is dangerous for the defence as Ignacio Mendy bursts through to advance the Benetton Rugby attack.

20'
Penalty Goal

Adam Hastings does the business as their penalty goal attempt goes over.

19'
Penalty Goal

Tomas Albornoz does the business as their penalty goal attempt goes over.

15'

A gap opened in the defence and Ignacio Mendy took full advantage.

12'

Adam Hastings has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.

6'
Try

Gloucester Rugby are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Josh Hathaway touching down.

5'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

0'
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Match Details

Benetton v Gloucester

Challenge Cup - Semi Final
Sat 4th May 2024, 10:00am EDT
Kingsholm

Points Flow Chart

Gloucester win +17
Gloucester
Benetton
Gloucester
Time in lead
Benetton
77
Mins in lead
0
94%
% Of Game In Lead
0%
43%
Possession Last 10 min
57%
5
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
Thorley
40 - 23
77'
Englefield
35 - 23
69'
Albornoz
67'
32 - 23
Lucchesi
66'
32 - 21
Hastings
32 - 16
62'
Clarke
30 - 16
61'
Hastings
25 - 16
59'
Hastings
23 - 16
57'
Lucchesi
53'
18 - 16
Hastings
18 - 11
48'
Half Time
Smith
41'
15 - 11
Mercer
15 - 6
35'
Hastings
15 - 6
29'
Blake
13 - 6
28'
Albornoz
23'
8 - 6
Hastings
8 - 3
19'
Albornoz
15'
5 - 3
Hathaway
5 - 0
5'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
3.4
9
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
2.8
8
Entries

Attack Profile

Gloucester
Benetton
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Defence Profile

Gloucester
Benetton
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
59%
67%
3-6 secs
12%
8%
6+ secs
27%
18%
76
Rucks Won
88

Last 5 Penalties

59'
68'
71'
72'
76'
Gloucester
Benetton

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